Category: Contractors

Government calls for evidence on improving cyber security

This latest call is part of the government’s current review of cyber security incentives and regulations.

Twenty businesses suspended for failing to pay suppliers on time

Businesses suspended from the Code are invited to produce an action plan that leads to a substantial improvement in payment performance and are then reinstated as soon as they demonstrate compliance.

IPSE praises New Enterprise Allowance

The IPSE has praised the New Enterprise Allowance scheme as being a ‘vital tool’ for the self-employed.

SMEs call for government to deliver on broadband promises

FSB: ‘Unfortunately, an unreliable internet connection and poor phone signal are familiar challenges for small businesses across the UK.’

Brexit driving demand for logistics experts

Logistics professionals are seeking training from their employers, as Brexit drives demand for experts.

Autumn Budget must address SME issues, says FSB

FSB: ‘We need to see the Chancellor step-up to the mark next month with measures that will reinject optimism into the small business community and enable growth’.

Small Business Commissioner resigns

The IPSE has said it is vital the now-vacant Small Business Commissioner position is filled to maintain the momentum of the campaign against late payment.

Fathers need more flexibility in the workplace

A latest survey has revealed that fathers feel frustrated in their jobs and discriminated against in the workplace.